Planning your visit 


Admission to all galleries, exhibitions and most activities is free.

Please note that the Museum is temporarily closed for essential maintenance.


Gallery opening times

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm 
Last entry 4.30pm


VGM Shop

The VGM shop is open Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm. 
Please note that the University of Liverpool is now a Cashless Campus.
Please visit our shop page for further details.

Waterhouse Café

Please visit the Waterhouse Café page for their opening hours and cafe closure dates.

Safety and comfort of guests

For the safety and comfort of our guests, backpacks and bags of any kind are subject to inspection prior to entry.

Guests with large bags will be asked to deposit them in our designated cloakroom. Lockers are available free of charge.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Getting here

Getting here

Directions, transport and parking information

Floor plans

Floor plans

Explore the curious world that awaits you.


Exhibitions & Events

View our exhibitions & events.